How to Network for Social Wallflowers

The saying, "It's not WHAT you know, but WHO you know" exists for a reason. Having someone on the "inside" has always been a good thing. Whether it's an internship, a job, or a membership, having someone put in a good word for you can help. However, it can be hard to gather connections. Not... Continue Reading →

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How To Be A Good (Couch-Surfing) Guest

Hotels, Air BnB, and hostels can quickly eat up a travel budget. One of the best ways to save coins while traveling is by staying with someone. This is where family, friends, and even casual, yet super helpful, acquaintances can come in handy. If someone offers you the opportunity to crash at their home, please... Continue Reading →

Healthy Habits for the New Year

A new year has begun! Some enter the new year with energy and eagerness. However, if you're reading this and you feel like "new year, same ol' me" here are a few ideas to help you begin your new year on the right foot. Find Your Tribe Make sure you surround yourself with positive energy... Continue Reading →

Biggest Blog(ger) Mistakes

So you started a blog.  Things were great at first, but somewhere along the way your blog views fell.  Traffic to your blog slowed greatly.  Don't worry.  This is common for most bloggers.  Driving traffic to your blog can be difficult.  Finding blog post inspiration can be difficult.  Also, figuring out what works best to... Continue Reading →

Benefits Of Waking Up Early

For most the sheer thought of crawling out of bed before you absolutely have to is horrifying.  Think about it.  Why would anyone in their right mind want to rise (sometimes before the sun) to begin their day?  Actually there are many people who do it.  Not only do they kill it, but it's a... Continue Reading →

What to Pack for a Day Trip

Here are a few simple tips to help you pack for a day trip.  Hopefully, these help you focus less on packing your bags and more on packing as much fun into 24 hours! Use Complimentary Items If your day trip involves staying at a hotel, take advantage of the complimentary hygiene items that are... Continue Reading →

Tools for Bloggers/Vloggers

There is definitely a learning curve with blogging.  It is not always as easy as simply sitting down at the computer and typing.  Photographs, graphics, and SEO quickly become very important to improving the look, feel, and popularity of your blog.  Video blogging (commonly known as vlogging) is similar.  You need eye catching thumbnails and... Continue Reading →

6 Ways to Sleep Better At a Hotel

I love to travel. However, when I think about trying to get a good night's rest while while away from home I cringe.  Hundreds of travelers would love to feel well-rested throughout their trip, but most find themselves longing for the comforts of home.  Here are a few tips to help you maximize your sleep... Continue Reading →

Stay in Your Lane

My husband, David, told me some time ago that he noticed I always seem to be pressing forward. I thought about it, and it's true. I'm always planning, editing the plan, and then planning again. Every once and a blue moon I actually execute the plan. And ever so often that execution leaves me empty-handed... Continue Reading →

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